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Volkswagen Tiguan Service and Repair Manual: Roof Trim Panels

Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim Removal Wedge -3409-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0016

  • Window Release Tool -T10236-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-10098

  • Torque Wrench 1783 - 2-10Nm -VAG1783-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0990

  • Window Cutter -VAG1561A-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0532

  • Scraper Blade - 45mm -VAG1561/20-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-1169

  • Window Cutter - Offset Blade (2 pc.) -VAG1561/2-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-1121

  • Cartridge Gun -VAG1628-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0536

Roof End Strip, Removing and Installing

Removing

  • Open the rear lid.

Volswagen Tiguan. N70-10312

  • Remove the roof end strip -1- downward and out of mounts in roof crossmember and rear lid seal molding.

Installing

  • Install in reverse order of removal.

Note

Before the assembly check the clips for damage and replace if necessary.

Headliner, Removing and Installing

Removing

  • Switch off the ignition.
  • Remove the front interior and reading lamps:
    • Vehicle without Panorama sunroof.
    • Vehicle with Panorama sunroof.

Vehicles with a Roof Console

  • Remove the roof console.

Vehicles Equipped with a Screen Separator

  • Remove the bolt -1- (8 Nm) in each of the mounts -2-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N70-10373

All Vehicles

  • Remove roof end strip.
  • Remove the A-pillar upper trim panel.
  • Remove the B-pillar upper trim.
  • For vehicles with a Panorama sunroof, remove the surrounding retaining channel -1- from the clips -2- using the Window Release Tool -T10236- and the Trim Removal Wedge -3409-.

Note

The clamping profile is mounted with 23 clamps -arrows-.

Volswagen Tiguan. Headliner, Removing and Installing

  • Remove the roof grab handles.
  • Remove the sun visors.
  • Fold rear seat backrests forward.
  • Move the front seats all the way forward and fold the backrests.

Note

It is not necessary to remove the C-pillar trim panels.

  • Disconnect the connector -1- and remove the two bolts -arrows-; on vehicles with a roof console, the bolts are already removed.
  • Pull the headliner in the area of the roof console out of the mounts.

Volswagen Tiguan. N70-10313

The bracket clips remain in the body so that a desired break can occur at the predetermined breaking points.

  • Lower the headliner just below the interior rearview mirror and pull it out of the C-pillar trim in the direction of travel.

Volswagen Tiguan. N70-10314

  • With a second technician, remove the headliner -1- and pull it at an angle out of the vehicle through the rear door.

Installing

If a headliner is being replaced, then the new headliner may have to be cut to match the vehicle equipment.

Volswagen Tiguan. N70-10293

  • Remove the remaining clamp mounts -1- and -2- from the console in the headliner in the area of the four threaded holes.
  • Install in reverse order of removal.

Volswagen Tiguan. N70-10315

  • When installing, slide the headliner -1- opposite direction of travel -arrow-, under the C-pillar trim panel -2-.

Openings for "Vanity Lamp" and "Screen Separator", Cutting in Headliner

If the headliner is being replaced, it may be necessary to cut openings in the new headliner.

  • Attach the Window Cutter - Offset Blade (2 pc.) -VAG1561/2- on the Window Cutter -VAG1561A-.
  • Use the old part as a template.
  • Place the template on the material side of the new part and mark the cutting lines.
  • Make the cuts in the material side with the Window Cutter -VAG1561A-.

Note

A commercially available carpet knife can also be used as an alternative to the Window Cutter -VAG1561A-.

  • Install the "vanity lamp" and "screen separator" in the new part.

Roof Insulation and Reinforcement, Removing and Installing

Removing

  • Switch off the ignition.
  • Remove the front interior and reading lamps:
    • Vehicle without Panorama sunroof.
    • Vehicle with Panorama sunroof.

Vehicles with a Roof Console

  • Remove the roof console.

Vehicles Equipped with a Screen Separator

  • Remove the bolt -2- (8 Nm) in the respective mounts -1-.

Volswagen Tiguan. N70-10373

All Vehicles

  • Remove roof end strip.
  • Remove the A-pillar upper trim panel.
  • Remove the B-pillar upper trim.
  • Remove the roof grab handles.
  • Remove the sun visors.
  • Fold rear seat backrests forward.
  • Move the front seats all the way forward and fold the backrests.
  • Remove the headliner.

Note

A Lupo is shown as an example in the following illustrations. Removal and installation of insulation/reinforcements is same in Tiguan.

  • Cut roof insulation/reinforcements -1- in direction of travel in strips approximately 6 cm wide -2- using a carpet knife.
  • Pull off the strips -2- from the roof.
  • Cut back the excess adhesive -3- using the Window Cutter -VAG1561 A- and the Scraper Blade - 45mm -VAG1561/20--4-.

Note

If paint structure was damaged while removing roof insulation/reinforcements, paint damage must be repaired in accordance with the specifications.

Volswagen Tiguan. All Vehicles

Installing

Note

Processing instructions of adhesive must be observed when installing roof insulation/reinforcements.

  • Apply adhesive D 190 MKD A3 on to insulation/reinforcements using the Cartridge Gun -VAG1628-.
  • Apply adhesive in beads on insulation/roof reinforcement.
  • Dimension -a- = 58 +- 2 mm
  • Dimension -b- = 25 +- 5 mm
  • Transport the roof insulation/reinforcements into vehicle through rear lid and press on to roof over the entire surface.

Volswagen Tiguan. Installing

Special Tools

Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Trim removal wedge -3409-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0016

  • Torque wrench -VAG1783-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0990

  • Torque wrench -VAG1331-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0427

  • Wedge -T10039/1-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-10563

  • Window cutter -VAG1561A-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0532

  • Scraper (45 mm) -VAG1561/20-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-1169

  • Cutting blade (58 mm) -VAG1561/2-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-1121

  • Cartridge gun -VAG1628-

Volswagen Tiguan. W00-0536

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